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Information Studies Colloquium

The Information Studies Colloquium provides a forum for intellectual exchange and professional networking. All events are free and open to interested members of the community unless otherwise noted.

COLLOQUIA 2021-2022

"The Promise of Access: Technology, Inequality, and the Political Economy of Hope"

3:00 PM PST

Daniel Greene

"At the Window’s Edge: Looking for Mundo Meza"

3:00 PM PST

Robb Hernández

"Intellectual Freedom Is Meaningless Without Social Justice"

November 18, 2021
3:00 PM PST

Alison Macrina

"Conservation in the Support of Access for the Johnson Publishing Company Photo Archive"

December 09, 2021

Rachel Rivenc

"Philosophy, Purpose, and Actuality: The History of Library Services and Incarceration in the United States"

January 13, 2022

Jeanie Austin

"Kenneth Karmiole Lecture in Archival Studies - The Black and Latinx Experience in the Literary Archive Market"

January 20, 2022
3:00 PM PST

Amy Childreth Chen


February 10, 2022 3:00 PM PST

Shannon Mattern


February 24, 2022 3:00 PM PST

E.E. Lawrence


April 7, 2022 3:00 PM PST

Zeb Tortorici


April 21, 2022 3:00 PM PST

Ellen Gruber Garvey - Breslauer Scholar


May 12, 2022 3:00 PM PST

Amelia Acker


June 2, 2022 3:00 PM PST

David James Hudson

Past Colloquia Series


The Kenneth Karmiole Lecture Series in Archival Studies:

The Kenneth Karmiole Lecture is made possible by a generous gift from Information Studies alumnus Kenneth Karmiole. The Karmiole Lecture Fund provides departmental support to bring speakers to campus for greater national and international visibility of the Archival Studies program within UCLA’s School of Education & Information Studies.

January 16, 2020 – András Riedlmayer, Bibliographer in Islamic Art and Architecture, Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Fine Arts Library, “Destroying and Preserving Cultural Memory in Time of War: Archives and Libraries in the Balkan Wars of the 1990s”

The Francis Clarke Sayers Lecture Series:

This annual lecture series honors Frances Clarke Sayers (1897-1989), distinguished children’s librarian, inspiring master teacher, author, storyteller, and member of the UCLA Department of Library and Information Science faculty from 1960-1989.

February 9, 2020 – Grace Lin, a NY Times bestselling author/ illustrator.